What to do with the invitation copper plates

sheilajoyce_gwApril 13, 2005

I just picked up the invitations today. The copper plates were also packed with the invitations. They seem so special and pretty, I wonder what can be done with them. Has anyone crafted them into a special way to display them?

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cloudy_christine

People used to have them made into ashtrays.. but who has ashtrays anymore? The sides were curved up slightly. I guess the same thing could hold odds and ends like paper clips on a desk.

    Bookmark   April 15, 2005 at 3:25PM
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duckie

My mother had hers fitted into a trinket box lid. I don't know if it was hand crafted for her, or if it was something she could buy when she ordered her invites. I have mine just propped up on a plate holder kind of stand. Neither mine nor my mother's have curved bits. They do become quite dark and dull with time, like an old penny.

    Bookmark   April 15, 2005 at 4:14PM
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